|Some old clips I found to be interesting - Matthew Paul Argall|
No real theme, just a bunch of clips from footage I found on my computer. Some of these clips I downloaded from the Prelinger section, but some are from my own uploads. All of these clips I found interesting for one reason or another. I edited them at random (when I found a clip, I added it), so if there's any humour in the editing, it is unintentional (such as having a clip of a classy singer followed by a car being destroyed)...
Keywords: Classic TV; Random; WTF; Remix
|A Few Seconds of Classic TV - Matthew Paul Argall|
I'm sure everyone will hate this, and the picture quality is poor. It is a collection of very short clips from over 40 classic TV series and a few old-but-not-classic series, all taken from public domain episodes. At times the clips seem to be making a statement....
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 1960s; TV; Random; WTF
Downloads: 1,438 (1 review)
|''Take a Good Look'' - Misc episode 2|
A late-1959 episode of "Take a Good Look", a game show hosted by Ernie Kovacs which aired on ABC. It's a very unusual show. This copy is complete with the original Dutch Masters cigar commercials. Panelists include Edie Adams, Hans Conried and Cesar Romero. Dated, yet ahead of its time. Picture quality is inferior, due to compressed DVD-R copy.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Game show; Panel show; Panel game; LOL; WTF; 1950s; Ernie Kovacs; Comedy; Confusing
|The Fred Waring Show - 8 October 1950|
An episode of "The Fred Waring Show". This variety show is a mixed bag. The highlight is the fun and entertaining "Autumn in New York" sequence (sadly with some sprocket-hole damage). The low-point is the entire second-half, which recreates a turn-of-the-century minstrel show. It's embarrassing, but even if I were to ignore the out-dated blackface, it just plain isn't funny. Painfully corny. Then again maybe you'll like it...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Minstrel Show; Blackface; Corny; General Electric; GE; Old; Black and White; WTF; Questionable; Music; Fred Waring
Downloads: 1,237 (3 reviews)
|LMAO: ''The Trouble with Father'' - Leave it to Stu (1953)|
An episode of the LMAO 1950's sitcom "The Trouble with Father" called "Leave it to Stu". Originally aired 16 January 1953. Contains original commercials. In this episode, Stu buys some chickens.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 50s; 1950s; 50's; 1950's; Fifties; Sitcom; Sitcoms; LMAO; ROTFL; ROFL; LMFAO; WTF; LOL; The Stu Erwin Show; Commercial; Commercials; Funny
Downloads: 2,136 (3 reviews)
|''All Star Revue'' - 2 February 1952|
An episode of NBC's live variety series. This episode features Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Elsa and Waldo, Chet Allen, Rosalie Allen and many other people. The original commercials are intact, including an interesting comedy sketch for Snow Crop. Elsewhere some of the jokes are in bad taste, but there's so many of them that if you don't like a joke, another one comes up moments later.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Olsen and Johnson; Chet Allen; Variety show; Live television; Early television; Funny; Comedy; WTF; No comment; LOL; Huh; What; Snow Crop
|1954 TV Episode - "The Buick Berle Show'' with guest Mickey Rooney|
A 1954 episode of Milton Berle's "The Buick-Berle Show", a variety series. In this episode, we have a sketche mocking canned laughter, Milton meeting a wacky teenager, a interestingly dated dancing sequence, scenes with Milton pretending to break his leg, and a special name-dropping opening song about television. Picture quality is bad. Obviously Buick's attempt at aiming at a well-endowed television audience...
Keywords: 1954; TV; Television; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Variety; Milton Berle; Comedy; Comedic; WTF; Buick; Kinescope; Classic TV
Downloads: 3,237 (2 reviews)
|Coke Time with Eddie Fisher - 5th of November 1954|
An episode of NBC-TV's "Coke Time with Eddie Fisher". Eddie didn't have much time to learn the first song, so he forgets the words on live TV. The rest of the episode is much better of course. Eddie's Guest star in this episode is a young Florence Henderson (Carol Brady on "The Brady Bunch"), Here she sings the song "I Have to Tell You" from the smash hit broadway play "Fanny". Also features original Coca-Cola commercials.
Keywords: Florence Henderson; Music; Musical; 1954; 50s; 1950s; 50's; 1950's; Classic TV; Television; Eddie Fisher; WTF; Masterpoxen; Brilliant; Masterpiece; Coca-Cola
Downloads: 1,542 (2 reviews)
|The Slowest Gun in the West|
A 1960 television film starring Phil Silvers and guest starring Jack Benny. It is a spoof of TV westerns. Notice the interestingly used laugh-track. I am pretty sure this is public domain, it does not appear on the US copyright office catelogue website search.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Comedy; Western; Spoof; Phil Silvers; Jack Benny; Ted de Corsia; WTF; TV movie; Television movie; TV film; Television film; 1960; Funny
Downloads: 2,263 (1 review)
|Pass the Line (1954 unsold television pilot)|
Here's something so bad it makes "Queen for a Day" look like "Masterpiece Theatre". It is an unsold television pilot from 1954, for a game show called "Pass the Line" in which an artist slowly draws a picture in ten steps, and each step is copied by a panel of "celebrities" (one of which is Jonathan Winters!). At the end of the incredibly awful pilot, the host and some other guy directly speak to the networks telling them why they should pick up the series (easily the best part of the pilot).
Keywords: Lame; Crap; WTF; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Classic TV; Television; Game Show; Panel Show; Unsold Pilot; Unsold TV Pilot; Unsold Television Pilot
Downloads: 1,936 (5 reviews)